Disney had their shot at The Jungle Book, now Andy Serkis is putting a darker spin on the Rudyard Kipling classic. The story follows Mowgli's childhood in the jungles of India, cared for by a pack of wolves but unlike the sing-alongs we're used to, this version shows more of the realities of living in the presences of an angry Bengal tiger. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, and Serkis himself lend their voices while Rohan Chand takes on the title character when the film comes to theaters October 19, 2018.
Lakeith Stanfield seems to still be stuck in the sunken place in the bizarre red band trailer for Sorry to Bother You. The Get Out actor plays Cassius Green, a broke telemarketer living in Oakland. Once a coworker gives him the secret to success, Green is transported to a macabre universe. Also starring Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, Danny Glover, and the voice of David Cross, the film is slated for release July 6, 2018.
Legendary puppeteer Frank Oz signed on to play Yoda in Star Wars, but when a prior commitment forced him to leave filming early, he hand-picked his successor: Dave Barclay. At 19 years old, Barclay picked up right where Oz left off, and the transition was seamless — so seamless that it helped launch the career of Barclay, who would go on to play Jabba the Hut and various Muppets.
Ethan messed up. A botched mission sees nuclear material falling into the wrong hands — and it's up to the IMF team to fix their mistake. Tom Cruise is back in Mission: Impossible - Fallout, starring Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, and coming to theaters July 27, 2018.
Although the CGI in Black Panther has received some flack from critics, it was still a piece of what made the movie the ninth highest grossing film of all time. The man overseeing it all was Method Studios' Visual Effects Supervisor Daryl Sawchuk. In this behind the scenes look, Sawchuk breaks down the digital work that went into creating the suits for both Black Panther and Kilmonger as well as their intense final fight scene.
Bourne. Jason Bourne. Although many of you are yelling at currently yelling at your screen, making a case for why the Bourne trilogy is one of the greatest action franchises of all time, the problem with these films aren't the plot or acting, it's the camera work. Before 2004, action scenes were crisp, wide-angle shots. Now, many of the films you see today are full of shaky cameras and fast cuts inspired by the series. Although the films revolutionized the genre, they also spawned many poor interpretations of the style of filmmaking found in modern films today.
Based on the classic Officer's model, the Victorinox Swiss Army Champ Knife is even more versatile, giving you the ability to tackle projects both large and small with a single tool. The prepared-for-anything knife has large and small blades, multiple sizes of screwdrivers, bottle and can openers, a multipurpose hook, toothpick, tweezers, a wire stripper, cutter, pliers, and scissors. *breath* Also metal and wood saws, a ruler, nail file, a punch, chisel, corkscrew, magnifying glass, and key ring.
Length: 3.6" / Height: 1.3" / Weight: 6.5 oz.
Made for everyone that wants a better bath experience, the Super-Plush Complete Towel Set from Brooklinen is the result of testing textiles for two years. To create the strongest, most absorbent plush towels, Brooklinen looked no further than the inventors of the modern towel — Turkish artisans, mills, and materials. Each towel is crafted with a "Z twist" terry weave and is dense, cozy, and will hold its shape without unraveling for years to come. Available in White, Putty, Smoke, and Graphite neutrals.
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The greatest voice in the history of rock — and nearly any other genre. One of the most loved entertainers ever in one of the biggest bands of all time — Freddie Mercury and Queen have no parallel in music history. Bohemian Rhapsody celebrates Mercury and Queen in a biopic that traces their rise to fame and the genre-busting music that got them there. Starring Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody comes to theaters November 2, 2018.
John David Washington and Adam Driver try to take down the KKK in the latest from Spike Lee. Based on the book by Ron Stallworth, the true story follows the Colorado Springs Police Department's first African-American detective as he tries to expose the Ku Klux Klan. Topher Grace portrays former Grand Wizard David Duke and Jordan Peele heads the production side. The film is slated for release August 10, 2018.
Lars von Trier returns with his first feature since the end of his Depression Trilogy. Starring Matt Dillon, the story follows Jack and his 12-year career as a serial killer. The murders take place throughout the state of Washington with Uma Thurman being one of his victims. The film will debut today at the Cannes Film Festival — marking the director's first showing in over 6 years — and will be followed by an official release on November 29, 2018.
The Predator returns for a fourth installment in the franchise. Taking place sometime between the 1990 and 2010 films, a young boy in suburbia alerts the alien hunters to return to Earth but of course this time they're even stronger, smarter and deadlier. The fate of humanity is left in the hands of Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key, and Sterling K. Brown when the movie premieres September 14, 2018.
Avengers: Infinity War is out, and the MCU is in upheaval — which makes this a perfect time to take a look back at the various incarnations of Captain America. Cap has been around in comics, movies, TV, and cartoons for 71 years, and has seen his share of the good, bad, and downright embarrassing. Burger Fiction has the most notable on-screen appearances of Captain America, starting with the early-60s animated series.
When aliens come to Earth, humans usually communicate with them through the universal language of hostility. The 2016 film Arrival turned the alien invasion trope on its head — the protagonist learns the aliens' language, which turns out to be capable of more than just relating ideas. Tested's Offworld crew looks at how communication between humans and aliens could work and prevent everyone from getting too trigger happy.
There are two kinds of Star Wars fans — those who love the movies and those who build a full-size replica of the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon. Greg Dietrich, Jake Polatty, and a group of fans from as far away as England have spent the last six years building this perfect replica, complete with all the sounds, switches, displays, and levers that were in the original.
Based on the novel by Nicholas Dawidoff, Paul Rudd portrays real-life Boston Red Sox catcher turned spy Moe Berg. The biopic follows the 15-year baseball veteran with a very particular set of skills who goes undercover to assassinate the Nazi's chief nuclear scientist in an attempt to keep Germany from creating the atomic bomb. Also starring Mark Strong, Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti, and Sienna Mille, the film is slated for release June 22, 2018.
When Casper entered the mattress market a few years ago, they changed the mattress industry. And now, after 30 engineering improvements and nearly half a million happy customers, the Casper mattress is more breathable and comfortable than ever. Each mattress is made of multiple layers of foam, including one for support and pressure relief, and one to make sure you sleep cool and comfortable. It's all wrapped up in a durable woven cover, and shipped right to your door in a box that's easy to maneuver into even the smallest homes or apartments. You get 100 nights to try it out and can return it for free if you're not satisfied.
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Using a highly-efficient design, the Klipsch Heritage HP-3 Headphones offer audiophile sound untethered from dedicated amps. At their heart are free-edge 52mm bio-dynamic drivers made from a secret mix of bio-cellulose and inorganic fiber that are incredibly balanced and controlled. They're seated in solid wood ear cups that are triple-vented to reduce pressure in your ears and deliver consistent, natural sound. Matching the quality of the audio, the rest of the design is hand-assembled using visible copper nuts and bolts, with a hand-stitched cowhide headband and magnetic removable sheepskin ear cushions. They arrive in a handsome wooden case, along with a pair of smartphone-compatible 3.5mm cables, a 1/4" adapter, and a solid steel headphone stand.
Driver: KG-520 Free-Edge Biodynamic / Frequency Response: 5Hz-45kHz / Sensitivity: 98 dB / Impedance: 25 Ohms
Height: 7.87" / Width: 10.24" / Depth: 1.97" / Weight: 0.97 lbs.
The story of Robin Hood has been told many times but the latest reboot is giving it a unique spin. The sharp-shooting archer is still stealing from the rich and giving to the poor, but this rendition goes back to his origins as Robin of Loxley. Taron Egerton stars as the infamous outlaw with Jamie Foxx leading the band of Merry Men. The film is coming to theaters November 21, 2018.
Ron Howard is the director of the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. He's also the narrator of Arrested Development. Howard joined forces (pun intended) with The Star Wars Show to mash the two together with hilarious results.
In 1985, John Gotti organized a hit on Paul Castellano and became don of New York's Gambino crime family. The "Dapper Don" quickly became known for his flashy style that was in sharp contrast to the low profile other mobsters tried to maintain — and it would be his downfall. John Travolta stars as the iconic boss when the film finally comes to theaters on June 15, 2018.
Moonraker isn't even collector Alan Stephenson's favorite James Bond film — it's just the one he has the most props from. Moonraker saw Bond venture into space, and the film was supposed to coincide with the launch of the US Space Shuttle, but when that got delayed, the movie released first. Alan claims one of the largest private collections of James Bond memorabilia around and shared it with Tested's Norman Chan.
James Cameron knows science fiction movies. From Terminator to Aliens, he's made some of the best-know sci-fi films of all time. Now he sits down with WIRED to answer all your questions about the genre, both good and bad.
Marvel is working overtime to bring you another film from the universe in 2018. In the Ant-Man sequel, Paul Rudd returns and joins tiny forces with Evangeline Lilly as she takes on the role of The Wasp. The pint-sized pair enters the quantum realm for a new mission under the supervision of Hank Pym, once again played by Michael Douglas. Directed by Peyton Reed, the film is slated for release July 6, 2018.
The 2004 neo-noir film Collateral probably won't make many people's list of great films. But there's a sly hidden depth in the collision of what the characters present to the world and who they really are. Lessons From the Screenplay illustrates how the interplay of protagonist and antagonist can bring out the best in each other, even when the odds are stacked clearly against them.
The latest entry in to the Star Wars is all about one of its most well-loved characters — the smuggler Han Solo. In this featurette, the cast and crew talk about what went into bringing the young Han to life. Solo: A Star Wars Story comes to theaters May 25, 2018.
Eli's older brother just got out of prison, and he's already in trouble with a local crime boss. But Eli has an amazing ace up his sleeve — an otherworldly weapon he found on the body of an alien super soldier. Starring Jack Reynor, Zoë Kravitz, and Carrie Coon, KIN comes to theaters August 31, 2018.
It's the year of Joaquin. The actor is heading four films that will be released this year and this John Callahan biopic is one of them. Based on his memoir, Phoenix portrays the cartoonist who became a quadriplegic after a day of drinking ended with a car accident. The story follows him getting treatment for addiction under the guidance of his sponsor Jonah Hill and girlfriend Rooney Mara. Directed by Gus Van Sant, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot is set for release May 11, 2018.
What started as a publicity stunt for Pepsi is now a feature-length film. Almost six years later, the character made famous by Kyrie Irving is returning to the court. The story will follow Uncle Drew as he assembles a team of old-school players to compete in a tournament. Also starring Shaquille O'Neal, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, Chris Webber, Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, and Lil Rel Howery, the film is coming to theaters June 29, 2018.
Stay dry. That's the best advice for the survivors in The Rain, a Danish project coming to Netflix. A virus carried by the rain has wiped out nearly all of Scandinavia, and the few people left must band together to survive. The series debuts May 4, 2018.
Make that four Marvel films in 2018. Although not a part of the official universe, the Spider-Man spin-off will begin a string of shared storylines by Sony-owned Marvel characters. The movie will follow the origins of the Spidey anti-hero with Tom Hardy portraying Eddie Brock as he transforms into Venom. Also starring Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed, the film is slated for release October 5, 2018.
Director Edgar Wright has been making some of the sharpest comedy films for over 15 years. With 2004's Shaun of the Dead up to Scott Pilgrim Saves the World, Wright has made the snap-zoom, whip-pan, sight gags, and match cut a part of his directorial vocabulary. TIFF takes a look at what makes an Edgar Wright film an Edgar Wright film in this supercut.